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12 days ago

Avocado seedling is not growing

I don't know why, but it's been like this for 3 months and won't grow. However, the root is growing. So I'm wondering why the stem is not growing. Any help would be appreciated.

1 answer · 65 visits

about 1 month ago

avocado growth stages in kenya

How long does a grafted avocado seedling in Kenya take to bear fruits?

1 answer · 113 visits

about 1 month ago

Leaves don't look that good

My leaves look like this. Is something wrong? It's a black avocado and it is planted in Tampa, Fl. It does have some fruit on it.

1 answer · 150 visits

about 1 month ago

Avocado (Aguacate)

Necrosis on tips of avocado leaves. It appears in old leaves of the growth of the previous cycle in all the tree. (Necrosis en puntas de las hojas de aguacate. Se presenta en...

0 answers · 122 visits

about 2 months ago

Avocado tree leaves turing brown

Hi My 1 year old avocado tree's leave suddenly started turning brown about a month ago. At the same time all new growth stopped for two weeks. It has since grown new leaves...

3 answers · 158 visits

about 2 months ago

What is happening to my avocado tree?

This is a young Persea Americana avocado tree. The leaves are starting to get brown shading/spots. Does anyone know what is happening to it? How do I fix the problem so that my...

2 answers · 154 visits

about 2 months ago

Problem with Avocado Tree

What is wrong with this Avocado tree? In South Florida, lots of blossoms. How do I treat the problem?

1 answer · 137 visits

2 months ago

Brown leaves on my Avocado Tree

The tree has produced for over 3 years, we had about 40 avocados past year. Now the leaves are brown and the bottom has new sprouts and some green leaves. We are in Central...

Orlando, Fl.
0 answers · 149 visits

2 months ago

Browning leaves and one stem.

At the top of the tree the leaves are not brown and it growing really well, should I remove the brown leaves? Also, as you can see it has on stem straight up, just now it is...

3 answers · 180 visits

4 months ago


I am just starting a avocado tree. I started it from the pit & it's about a foot high now. The leafs are curling under. am I watering it to much or to little

1 answer · 205 visits

5 months ago

avocado spots

what is this spot, what causes it? how can I prevent it? and how do I treat it here is southern Florida zone 11

2 answers · 271 visits

5 months ago


Tiny fruit fails to stay on the tree and all falls off at once. Why?

1 answer · 273 visits

5 months ago

Avocado transplanted leaf pale diagnosis

Planted about 1 week ago, large hole with gravel at bottom and filled with store bought "native mix" soil in Southern California. Is this water related or something else. Not...

1 answer · 218 visits

7 months ago

Transparent & Curling New Growth

We have only been having these issues for the past few weeks, shortly before repotting into a larger pot as she was rooted out. The new growth began to get lighter and lighter...

3 answers · 332 visits

8 months ago

To prune or not to prune

We started our avocado from a pit a little more than a year ago. Once the roots came out and the foliage began to show we planted it into a small pot. Shortly into Spring we put...

1 answer · 278 visits

8 months ago

No flowers on my avocado tree

I have about 10 avocado trees that were planted over fifteen years that have never flowered. The leaves seem healthy but no flowers. What should i do?

2 answers · 324 visits

8 months ago

Avocado seed

I have tried several times to plant avocado seeds. Can someone help me figure out which side is the top (since seeds are round) and how to propagate them. Thank you

Jarrell, Texas
2 answers · 310 visits

9 months ago

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

1 answer · 352 visits

10 months ago

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

Avocado tree with brown edges on the leaves, how do you fix it?

1 answer · 281 visits

10 months ago

Avocado leaves changing color

I am trying find out what is happening to my potted avocado tree. It is just about 1 year old. It has been growing really well but i am noticing that some of the leaves are...

0 answers · 298 visits

10 months ago

Avocado Problem

I am not sure if this is sun burn though my Avocados are shaded , i dont see any bugs but i see ants and usually thats not a good sign !? whats going on cheers reem

1 answer · 365 visits

10 months ago

Baby avocados turning black

We have a beautiful avocado tree that has a lot of large avocados on it and numerous small ones as well. We just noticed that a LOT of the baby ones are turning black. What is...

1 answer · 351 visits

10 months ago

Avocado problem

This avocado started having these brown dry spots ?

1 answer · 346 visits

about 1 year ago

Brown dried leaves on plant

My tree is grafted and is about two years old. Recently the leaves at the tip of each branch are dead and dried as tho the plant was lacking water. However, the tree is watered...

0 answers · 371 visits

about 1 year ago


My avocado tree is 10 years old . It flowers every year but doesn't set fruit. What could the problem be?

2 answers · 365 visits